"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Taking place inboth London and Devon, the novel traces the story of American Sir HenryBaskerville, the heir to a considerable estate after the death of SirCharles Baskerville of a heart attack.
Due to a West Country legendabout a huge demon dog roaming the moors and seeking an ancientvengeance against the Baskervilles, locals are convinced that SirCharles' death was no accident.
Sherlock Holmes is invited by a certainDr. Mortimer to investigate the matter for the benefit of Sir Henry.Holmes and his sidekick Watson who is sent ahead to Devon are drawn intoa fatal adventure of superstition and revenge on the barren, gloomymoors in this hugely enjoyable mystery.